Generation One

The line that started it all beginning in 1984 and lasting until 1991. This also includes Generation One items released after 1999 as part of the G1 renaissance.

Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

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Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

As the "Combiner Wars" line moves forward more pre-orders are popping up! The latest is Leader Class Ultra Magnus. You can pre-order him now at Bigbadtoystore! Remember, buying from BBTS helps support bwtf.com! Also awesome? This listing shows off the figure in box!

Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order
Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Megatron

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Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Megatron

Even in an alternate reality the Decepticon Megatron can be dangerous. He believes only in absolute power and he believes obtaining the power of SARA is the key to his dominance! This morning's review gives you a look at "Transformers Cloud" Megatron! Remember, image galleries are now located at the bottom of each review.

Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing

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Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing

Hasbro has updated their web site with a listing for the upcoming Platinum Edition Astrotrain and Blitzwing two pack! Along with the images is a product description:

Blitzwing and Astrotrain unleash multiple modes of mayhem on the ground, in the air, and in outer space. Can the Triple Changers be stopped?

Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing
Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing

Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak

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Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak

Back in the Generation One era, it was often thought that the character of Bluestreak had been released in blue colors, but this is mostly legend. However, Takara is not one to shy away from a redeco or two, especially if it is based on a never before released G1 deco! Enter: Blue Bluestreak from the "Masterpiece" line!

Posted at Takara Tomy Mall, "Blue" Bluestreak (MP-18B) will be limited to 2,000 pieces at 7,992 Yen. The release date for this figure is August 1, 2015. Check out the images below!

Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak
Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak
Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak
Toy News: Takara reveals limited edition Masterpiece "Blue" Bluestreak

Transformers Cloud Megatron Toy Review

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Cloud

General Information:
Release Date: May 29, 2014
Price Point: $85.00
Retailer: E-Hobby Exclusive Exclusive
Accessories: Katana sword/part of tank barrel, Wakizashi sword

Cloud Megatron (In Box)
Cloud Megatron (Box open)
Cloud Megatron comic book cover
Cloud Megatron (Official Photo)
Cloud Megatron (Official Vehicle mode Photo)
Cloud Megatron Art
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, side)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, back)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, close up)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, focus on head)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, angle view)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, holding swords)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, holding sword)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, weapon storage)
Cloud Megatron (Robot Mode, turret storage)
Generations & Cloud Megatron
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode)
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode, side)
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode, back)
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode, front view)
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode, angle view)
Cloud Megatron (Vehicle Mode, turret turned)
With Generations Megatron (Vehicle Mode)

Toy News: "Generations" Cyber Battalion revealed

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Toy News: "Generations" Cyber Battalion revealed

The Official Transformers web site has put up listings for a new segment of the "Generations" toy line called "Cyber Battalion". These figures take G1 designs as their inspiration and work them into simplified figures generally with about 6-8 steps of transformation. Descriptions are below for your reference along with the official photos from the Hasbro web site.

Special thanks to the folks at Transformers Colombia for finding these links!

"Generations" Cyber Battalion Optimus Prime
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Bumblebee
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Bumblebee
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Starscream
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Starscream
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Starscream
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Grimlock
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Grimlock
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Grimlock
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Megatron
"Generations" Cyber Battalion Megatron

Toy News: Official images of Quickslinger (Slingshot) & Brake-Neck (Wildrider)

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Toy News: Official images of Quickslinger (Slingshot) & Brake-Neck (Wildrider)

Thanks to the folks at Hasbro and Hunter PR, BWTF.com is pleased to share with you official images of the newly revealed Quickslinger (Slingshot) and Brake-Neck (Wildrider) "Combiner Wars" figures! These are the "missing" Aerialbot and Stunticon team members that fans have been waiting for since "Combiner Wars" was announced. These two will be out in May with retailers to be announced.

Brake-Neck (Wildrider) Vehicle Mode
Brake-Neck (Wildrider) Robot Mode
Quickslinger (Slingshot) Vehicle Mode
Quickslinger (Slingshot) Vehicle Mode
Quickslinger (Slingshot) Robot Mode

Toy News: "Quickslinger" and "Brake-Neck" (aka Slingshot & Wildrider) revealed!

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Toy News: "Quickslinger" and "Brake-Neck" (aka Slingshot & Wildrider) revealed!

Hot on the heels of their previous post, the folks over at the Official Transformers Facebook page have revealed Slingshot and Wildrider (aka "Quickslinger" and "Brake-Neck") on card! These bad boys are said to be coming in May with retailers to be announced!

Toy News: Official "Brake-Neck" and "Quickslinger" reveal coming?!

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Toy News: Official "Brake-Neck" and "Quickslinger" reveal coming?!

The Official Transformers Facebook page has put up a teaser image of "Combiner Wars" "Brake-Neck" and "Quickslinger". Fans in the know will recognize both these names as "stand in" names for the Stunticon Wildrider and Aerialbot Slingshot respectively! Hasbro's page simply has the text:

"Yes, they’re coming. You know the names: Brake-Neck and Quickslinger. Want to see the faces?"

Toy News: New "Q Transformers" photos via Amazon Japan

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Toy News: New "Q Transformers" photos via Amazon Japan

Amazon Japan has posted new, high resolution photos of upcoming "Q Transformers" figures. The three are:

  • Megatron: A new sculpt transforming into a Lamborghini Veneno (1,070 Yen)
  • Nemesis Prime: A redeco of the Optimus Prime from wave one (822 Yen)
  • Optimus Prime: A new sculpt based on the original G1 model (1,079 Yen)

Ben's World of Transformers has just started reviewing these cute little figures. Check out my reviews here!

Q Transformers Nemesis Prime
Q Transformers Megatron
Q Transformers Megatron
Q Transformers Optimus Prime
Q Transformers Optimus Prime